Part of the weekly research here at The Acquirer’s Multiple features some of the top picks from our Stock Screeners and some top investors who are holding these same picks in their portfolios. Investors such as Warren Buffett, Joel Greenblatt, Carl Icahn, Jim Simons, Prem Watsa, Jeremy Grantham, Seth Klarman, Ray Dalio, and Howard Marks. The top investor data is provided from their latest 13F’s. This week we’ll take a look at:
Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE: HBI)
Hanesbrands manufactures basic and athletic apparel under brands including Hanes, Champion, Playtex, Bali, and Bonds. The company sells wholesale to discount, midmarket, and department store retailers as well as direct to consumers. Hanesbrands is vertically integrated as it produces more than 70% of its products in company-controlled factories in more than three dozen nations. Hanesbrands distributes products in the Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. The company was founded in 1901 and is based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
A quick look at the price chart below for Hanesbrands shows us that the stock is down 2% in the past twelve months. We currently have the stock trading on an Acquirer’s Multiple of 10.09, which means that it remains undervalued.
Superinvestors who currently hold positions in Hanesbrands include:
Ken Griffin – 3,855,573 shares
Cliff Asness – 3,298,577 shares
Israel Englander – 575,698 shares
Joel Greenblatt – 201,270 shares
Mario Gabelli – 185,000 shares
Sequoia – 134,449 shares
Ray Dalio – 92,387 shares
Jeremy Grantham – 50,651 shares
Jim O’Shaughnessy – 23,011 shares
Murray Stahl – 19,306 shares
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